UK is in chos and the Kurds are building peace in their warzone…
Kurdistan Tribune: Direct Democracy Within Rojava by Dr Jan Best de Vries:
Brexit has shown the failure of representative democracy at the highest level of a political structure like the EU. In Rojava, after the revolution of 2011, at the moment there is direct democracy and gender equality. The arabization of the polyethnic population of Rojava under the Assads does not mean that Arab families living there before should not have the same, equal rights and obligations as the other ethnic groups mentioned in the poem below (let there be no misunderstanding). Continue reading “Sunday 25 June 2016”
‘In Rojava in northern Syria, there is not enough drinking water, not enough electrical power and not enough medical care. Also, there are food shortages’.
Northern Syria: Promising first steps towards peaceful coexistence of all population groups – STP publishes report on research visit to Kurdish enclaves Continue reading “Promising first steps towards peaceful coexistence of all population groups”
ANF: YPG: Turkish army attacked villages of Kobanê
YPG Media Center reported that Turkish army continued its attacks on the lands of Rojava (West) Kurdistan.
YPG (People’s Defense Units) Media Center stated that fascist gang groups operating within the body of Syrian National Coalition continued their joint attacks on Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood of Aleppo.
Accordingly, gang groups attacked the Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood with mortars and hell cannons on June 23rd. YPG units launched an operation in retaliation to this attack, which left 2 gang members dead. Continue reading “Friday 24 June 2016”
ANF: From Kobanê massacre towards collective self-defense
The Kurds are obliged to form their security and defense force to protect themselves based on “self defense” in order not to disappear, to stop the genocide and the massacres.
Continue reading “Thursday 23 June 2016”
Please find attached a link to a new pamphlet on Dictatorship and Resistance in Turkey by Sarah Parker and Phil Hearse, which is well worth reading. Below is the foreword authored by Kate Hudson.
or from the Left Unity website here: http://leftunity.org/pamphlet-dictatorship-and-resistance-in-turkey-and-kurdistan/
Why were 464 civilian citizen killed in 15 days of Ramadan? This is also disgraceful behaviour by the Turkish State:
ANF: Turkey protected ISIS and blamed PYD in the UN
Speaking in the United Nations Human Rights session with the Êzîdî genocide in the agenda, UN Turkey representative Mehmet Ferden Çarıkçı stood silent on the atrocities of ISIS and blamed YPG and PYD. Continue reading “Wednesday 22 June 2016”
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: More than 11000 civilian including more than 4000 child killed by regime’s warplanes and its…
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented 58146 raids at least, carried out b….
The dead : 29 civilians, 15 rebels, 13 Non-Syrian Islamic fighters,11 unknown rebels, 8 SDF, 60 Regu…
As Turkey continues to attack people in Syria, Manbij people are setting up a social and political structure: ‘Our main goal is to ensure that people govern themselves in Manbij city and its villages. We plan to set up schools, establish people’s assemblies, and form committees such as those on health and the economy.’ Continue reading “Monday 20 June 2016”
Lots of reports of people being killed, and some being saved:
ANF: 1 dead and 5 injured during bomb attack in Qamishlo
A violent explosion took place near the regime-controlled Kindi Park in Rojava’s Qamishlo town. One person died and 5 people got critically injured during the attack. Continue reading “Sunday 19 June 2016”